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Video of police shooting unarmed black man sparks protests in Sacramento

Video of Police Shooting Unarmed Black Man in His Backyard Sparks Protests

More than 200 demonstrators gathered on Thursday to denounce the shooting in a protest organized by the Black Lives Matter movement.

Ex-Cop Walks Free in Deadly Shooting of Homeless Black Man

Ex-Cop Walks Free in Deadly Shooting of Homeless Black Man

The LAPD chief even recommended the former officer be prosecuted.

Australian Woman Shot by Cop Raises Questions About Body Cam Effectiveness

Prosecutors Delay Decision on Minnesota Cop Who Fatally Shot Australian

Justine Damond had called police about a possible sexual assault near her house and approached the police after their arrival when she was fatally shot.

Derick Wiley, Lyndo Jones, Officer Fired for Shooting Black Man for Sitting in His Own Truck

Officer Fired for Shooting Black Man for Sitting in His Own Truck

Tweet from Jones family attorney: “If #LyndoJones shot an off duty cop multiple times in the back, there would be no BREAKING NEWS about him being fired from his job while the @Dallas_DA awaits a decision from the GJ. He would’ve been arrested & charged (if he survived the arrest). #equalprotection #waronbadcops.”

Police Shoot Unarmed Black Man for ‘Breaking Into’ His Own Car

Cop Who Shot Black Man ‘Breaking Into’ Own Truck to Face Grand Jury

“Lyndo Jones is a hard-working father of two young daughters who was profiled by a stranger and shot by Officer Wiley for no reason at all,” an attorney for the victim said.

Protests Continue in St. Louis after Acquittal in Police Shooting of Black Man

Protests Continue in St. Louis after Acquittal in Police Shooting of Black Man

St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson said that “the vast majority of protesters are nonviolent” as demonstrations continued throughout the weekend.

Minneapolis Chief of Police Janee Harteau

Minneapolis Police Chief Resigns After Australian Woman’s Shooting

Police chief Janee Harteau resigned on Friday at the request of the city's mayor, who said she and the community lost confidence in Harteau following the fatal shooting.

NYPD Officer Charged with Murder in Shooting of Mentally Ill Black Woman

NYPD Sergeant Charged with Murder in Shooting of Mentally Ill Black Woman

Hugh Barry was arrested on charges of murder in the first degree, manslaughter in the first and second degrees and criminally negligent homicide.

Officer Fired for Fatally Shooting Black Teen in Car

Shooting of Jordan Edwards Draws Federal Probe

Dallas County prosecutors have charged Roy Oliver with murder in the shooting of Edwards, who was unarmed at the time of his death.

Tamir Rice 911 Operator Suspended for Eight Days

Cleveland Police Union to Sue Toy Gun Producers

Both Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and former county prosecutor Tim McGinty previously blamed the toy gun, in part, for the fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice.

Cleveland Officer in Tamir Rice Shooting ‘Did Not Know’ He ‘Was a Kid’

Cleveland Officer in Tamir Rice Shooting ‘Didn’t Know it Was a Kid’

Cleveland Police Department officer Frank Garmback, in a video of a police interview following the shooting of the African American child, became emotional several times.

New Michael Brown Video Sparks Protests

New Michael Brown Video Sparks Protests in Ferguson

Previously unseen footage questions whether Brown robbed a convenience store before his fatal shooting.

Officer Lied in Corey Jones Shooting

Officer Lied in Corey Jones Shooting

The former officer called 911 after he had already fired the shots that killed 31-year-old Corey Jones, new evidence reveals.

Walter Scott

Lone Juror Forces Mistrial in Murder Trial of Cop Who Shot Walter Scott

Bystander video clearly shows Michael Slager shoot an unarmed Scott in the back from a distance as he ran away from him.

Ex-cop Ray Tensing in Cincinnati shooting not dragged by car: prosecution expert

Ex-Cop in Cincinnati Shooting Not Dragged by Car: Prosecution Expert

The former officer, Ray Tensing, alleged he was in fear for his life when he shot Samuel DuBose in the head in 2015, but a forensic video analyst rejected this idea. A Hamilton County prosecutor called Tensing's version of events false.

Police Officer Shoots Unarmed Black Man in Front of his two Children

Police Officer Shoots Unarmed Black Man in Front of His Two Children

Larry "Sincere" Bouie's family and BLM activists are seeking answers in yet another police shooting of an unarmed Black man.

South Carolina Ex-Policeman's Murder Trial Opens with Jury Selection

South Carolina Ex-Policeman’s Murder Trial Opens with Jury Selection

Officer Michael Slager shot Walter Scott, 50, in South Carolina in April 2015. Slager has been charged with murder.

New York City Mayor Criticizes Officer in Fatal Shooting of Black Woman

New York City Mayor Criticizes Officer in Fatal Shooting of Elderly Black Woman

Mayor Bill de Blasio said the use of deadly force was not warranted in a mentally ill Black woman's fatal shooting by an officer.

Virginia ex-cop Gets 2-1/2 Year Sentence for Black Teen's Shooting Death

Virginia ex-cop Gets 2-1/2 Year Sentence for Black Teen’s Shooting Death

Stephen Rankin shot and killed 18-year-old William Chapman II, who was unarmed, in April 2015.

Protests Continue in Charlotte, at Football Game

Charlotte Protesters March for Sixth Night Despite Shooting Video Release

Protests continued in Charlotte as demonstrators call on police to release the full video, rather than just portions, showing Keith Scott's death.

North Carolina, protesters, police

Protest Erupts After Police Kill Black man in North Carolina

Keith Lamont Scott, 43, was shot by a police officer in North Carolina on Tuesday afternoon.

Chicago Releases Graphic Video of White Cop Shooting Black Teen 16 Times

Grand Jury to Probe Possible Police Cover-up in Chicago Teen’s Death

Officers who gave reports conflicting with video footage of the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald are being investigated.

Another Unarmed Black Man Killed by Chicago Police

Another Unarmed Black Man Killed by Chicago Police

Video footage was released Friday — but the officer who fired the fatal shots had their body cam off. Chicago police superintendent says officers involved may have violated department policy.

Robert Gates - Eric Harris

Oklahoma Volunteer Deputy Convicted of Killing Unarmed Black Man

The 74-year-old volunteer lacked proper training and was a financial supporter and close friend of former sheriff, who was forced to resign.